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Dive Review of N2 The Blue/Chenay Bay Beach Resort in
Virgin Islands/St Croix

N2 The Blue/Chenay Bay Beach Resort: "2 incomparable dives at Fredericksted Pier", Mar, 2015,

by Jonathan Scott, NH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8147 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cayman Brac, Kona, Kauai, St Kitts, Utah!, Carmel/Monterrey
Closest Airport STX Getting There Jet Blue then Cape Air, but subject to mechanical and weather issues; forced overnight in St Thomas en route to St Croix

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions plan was to turn at 750 psi and limit dive to 45 minutes, but @ 30 ft depth never came close and thus had 2 nice long dives. DM's flexibility much appreciated.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments separate rinse tank at shop for camera rigs, endless subject matter for free-swimming and close-ups. best place ever for finding/photographing seahorses and frogfish ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Did 2 dives at the Fredericksted Pier, led by divemaster Paul. This is a top-notch operation, very safety conscious, good pre-dive briefings. Pier typically done as a "shore" dive, very convenient from N2theBlue's downtown Fredericksted location next to the pier. Gear is wheeled down to the pier and set up for you. Easy stride off the pier into the water. First dive was AM, next was night dive. Both were excellent and interesting. Could dive this dive over and over again. Plentiful seahorses, frogfish, puffers, octo ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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